Tags » Andrei Tarkovsky

'Harmony' and the Battle of Ultimate Terms

One of my favorite discoveries this year has been finding an art cinema within driving distance of my apartment.

Don’t get the wrong impression: I don’t think of myself as a cultured connoisseur of… 3,287 more words

STALKER (DIR. ANDREI TARKOVSKY, RUSSIA, 1979) WITH Q&A WITH TAKERO SHIMAZAKI

A retrospective of the films of Andrei Tarkovsky has just opened across UK cinemas. Organised by the BFI, Curzon and Artificial Eye, the retrospective will see all seven of his films shown in their entirety. 831 more words

Russia

0549 | Andrey Rublyov (Andrei Rublev)

[Note: This post was originally written for the 2016 Decades Blogathon co-hosted by Tom and Mark of Digital Shortbread and Three Rows Back respectively. As such I’ve turned comments off for this post as I’d encourage you to read it over at the Blogathon itself… 1,744 more words

Film Reviews

Andrei's World

Inhabiting his world this torrential rain
is his rain in his domain and lying here
listening to its song is like having been
abroad and then being home again but… 84 more words

Poetry

Londoner: Directors of Visually Impressive Films

As an art form, film combines various disciplines, and as Ken Londoner says, a good film doesn’t necessarily has to look good. Here, Londoner has listed… 403 more words

Andrei Tarkovsky

something small and beautiful

It must have been late summer, or possibly early autumn. I was sitting under the Japanese maple tree in my back yard when I witnessed something extraordinary and at the same time commonplace. 755 more words

Photography

Reflections on Tarkovsky, the meandering magician

Twenty years after his death in 1986, Andrei Tarkovsky’s films still have the power to captivate, illuminate and mesmerise as if a static, messianic eye swoops down from the sky urging you to look deeper, think harder and act wiser. 724 more words